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River Twist

Hand-dyed

Weight: Aran
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Merino Wool (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 16-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 219m (240 yds)

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Twisted (94% match) $$$$$
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Nimbus (93% match)
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Amherst (93% match) $$$$$
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Columbia (93% match) $$$$$
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Dovestone Natural Aran (91% match) $$$$$
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Aubusson (91% match)
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Eden 5-ply (90% match)
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Highland Worsted (90% match) $$$$$
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Merinowolle dick (90% match)
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Targhee Worsted (90% match) $$$$$
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Lindon Merino (90% match)
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Merino 3-Strand (90% match)
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Preciosa Worsted (89% match) $$$$$
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